Director of Audit

  • Full Time
  • Tallahassee FL
  • Applications have closed

Website Florida Department of Revenue Office of Inspector General

Job Title: DIRECTOR OF AUDITING – 73003384
Florida Department of Revenue

Office of Inspector General

Director of Auditing


If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals, businesses and families across the state, the Florida Department of Revenue invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability. To learn more about the Department of Revenue’s excellent array of benefits, including career training, tuition waivers, paid vacations, insurance, and retirement programs, visit our website.


The incumbent in this position is expected to:

• Follow the Department of Revenue Standards of Conduct, model ethical behavior, and demonstrate the Department’s mission, vision and values in all activities.

• Provide excellent customer service, maintain a professional demeanor, and strive for continual improvement at all times.

• Hold all employees accountable for ethical and appropriate standards of conduct. This includes adherence and compliance with ethics-related policies and procedures. Show concern for others through demonstrated action. Model the way for employees by initiating, supporting and rewarding innovation, teamwork and quality performance; contribute to a working environment based upon Department of Revenue values that is free of harassment or intimidation and that is conducive to a pleasant and productive atmosphere.

Under the supervision of the Inspector General, this position is responsible for directing internal audits, management reviews, consulting engagements, special studies, and other accountability activities for the agency in order to add value and improve productivity and efficiency in department operations. This position must comply with the requirements set forth in Section 20.055 F.S. Other duties include:

Coordinate the work of staff to provide an integrated Audit approach in evaluating IT and non-IT controls of agency systems/processes.
Lead the annual and on-going assessment of Department risks working directly with business process owners and senior management to complete risk analysis, develop risk documentation, and reporting mechanisms in order to develop and prepare the annual audit plan.
Responsible for identifying, monitoring, and evaluating agency and business process level risks and controls, identifying weaknesses, and offering enhancement solutions.
Perform or act as lead auditor on financial, compliance, or operational audits, inquiries, special studies and management reviews to review and evaluate operational procedures and/or management practices. Ensure audits are conducted in accordance with professional auditing standards. Identify and provide recommendations on systematic problems in order to assist the Department in continual improvement.
Provide assistance to agency officials and their staff through recommendations which promote the most efficient and effective accomplishment of agency operating objectives at the lowest cost and in the development of resource allocation methodologies. Provides management consultant services and assistance based upon professional auditing standards as well as accepted practices, theories, techniques, and methodologies.
Assist with the coordination and cooperation of audits and reviews performed by external entities, such as the Florida Auditor General (AG), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA), and other governmental entities.
Monitor the implementation of agency responses to any internal or external audit findings and recommendations and report on the status of correction actions taken.
Responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Department’s Fraud program and the fraud prevention and response policies and procedures for the Department.
Review proposed changes in laws, rules, and regulations to determine what impact they may have on Department managerial policy and on programs and operations of the agency.
Plan and direct the Quality Assurance function and Quality Improvement Program for the Department.
Maintain procedures/forms manual for the Internal Audit and Management Services Sections.
Able to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies.
Make suggestions and recommendations regarding the hiring, firing, advancement, and promotion of employees, as well as make recommendations regarding any other change of status.
Other duties as assigned.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting or with a major in Business which includes five courses in accounting and 5 years of experience as an internal auditor or independent post auditor, electronic data processing auditor, accountant or any combination thereof. The experience as a minimum consists of audits of units of government or private business enterprises, operating for profit or not for profit.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required for this position:

-Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework and the Association of Inspectors General’s Principles and Standards for the Offices of Inspectors General.
-Knowledge of and skill using information systems technology such as personal computer platforms, word processing, electronic spreadsheets and graphic presentation software.
-Ability to understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, including those regarding sensitive and confidential information.
-Ability to analyze internal and organizational controls, determine the extent of compliance with internal and organizations controls, and identify areas that require improvement.
-Ability to collect, compile, analyze, and review performance and operational data and develop findings and recommendations.
-Ability to learn and develop an understanding of complex organizational processes and systems.
-Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to express facts and ideas in a succinct and organized manner and make clear and convincing oral presentations.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others by listening and facilitating an open exchange of ideas.
-Ability to analyze problems using sound reasoning to identify alternate solutions and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information.
-Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments base upon objectives and identify problems and opportunities, monitor progress and accomplish goals.
-Ability to apply technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness of work assignments.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word and Excel.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated in the application and work experience.


A Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, or public administration from an accredited college or university and four years of experience as required above; OR
A certified public accountant (CPA) license or a certified internal auditor (CIA) designation and four years of experience as an internal auditor which includes audits of units of government or private business enterprises.


-Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following professional designations, CPA, CIA, or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
-Preference will also be given to candidates who have at least 3 years of supervisory experience.

SALARY: $80,000.00 – $93,500.00


Benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, tuition waivers, paid sick and personal leave, 10 paid holidays annually, retirement savings, and vision and dental insurance.


CONTACT INFORMATION: James Morgan, 850-617-8152,

SCREENING DISCLAIMER: Your responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experiences you stated on your candidate profile and/or resume.

SKILLS VERIFICATION TEST OR ONLINE SKILLS ASSESSMENT: If you meet the minimum job requirements, we might require you to take a skills verification test or an online skills assessment to be considered for an interview.

CANDIDATE POOL: Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: You will be required to undergo a National Level-2 criminal background check which requires you to provide your fingerprints.

REMINDER: Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at